(Wired) Buy a Model S and Tesla promises that in six months you'll be able to drive from Los Angeles to New York without paying a dime to top up your batteries.
That's just one part of an ambitious plan to expand Tesla's Supercharger network, a series of solar-powered charging stations that will stretch from coast-to-coast by next year and allow Model S owners to recharge their rides in 20-30 minutes. For free. Forever.
Tesla's announcement, which Elon Musk hinted at during his talk at AllThingsD 11, is a dramatic acceleration of its initial Supercharger roll-out plan. When Tesla originally introduced the network last October, the automaker intended to line the major highways across the country with Superchargers over the course of a few years. But this new initiative ramps up that expansion considerably.
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